Reader disagrees with parent’s complaint

This letter is in response to an article written by Christopher Selmek dated 8/20/20 titled Urbana BOE prepares for school.I have 3 main points and or...

September 7th, 2020 |  


ELECTION LETTERS POLICY

Letters to the newspaper about the Nov. 3 election are welcome.Writers are invited to submit letters of up to 100 words for a flat fee of $50 per lett...

August 31st, 2020 |  


180,000 dead from the virus

At this time we have 180,000 people dead from the virus. Unemployment is at an all-time high. There are many businesses closed down. There is rioting ...

August 28th, 2020 |  



Morality is not situational

Why are racists insulted when they appear to be what they are? If you believe racism is a good thing, what’s the problem? If it is a bad thing, ...

August 28th, 2020 |  


About voting by mail …

In the Boomer Blog of August 26, 2020, there is a discussion about voting, ballots and voter suppression. Since there are two methods currently being ...

August 27th, 2020 |  


Ebert family asks for birthday honks

Local resident Janet Ebert is turning 85 on Saturday, Aug. 29. Due to the pandemic, we are unable to hold the party we wanted, so instead we’re ...

August 19th, 2020 |  


Vote rather than protest

Did you graduate from an American high school? If you did, then you took a “civics” or government course and learned about our republic, w...

August 12th, 2020 |  


Johnson pleased that Cupp was named Ohio House Speaker

Given the political mess surrounding the previous Ohio Speaker Householder, it’s refreshing that one of the most respected public servants from ...

July 31st, 2020 |  


Urbana students seek help with history project

Social Studies students in sixth, seventh, and eighth grade will be working on a Project Based Learning unit entitled “Lost Voices”. The g...

July 29th, 2020 |  


VFW/DAV says ‘Thanks’

VFW Post 5451 and DAV Chapter 31 wish to thank last years hole sponsors for their participation in the annual Les Lane Memorial golf outing. We thank ...

July 23rd, 2020 |